Looking Back Photograph
June 15, 2022
Walter Spotte was kind enough to share his photo of the Staunton High School basketball team from 1939-40. He even included a little history. Before Varsity and Junior Varsity, we had first team and second team.
In the 1939-40 season, the first team compiled a 20-9 record and the second team finished with a 17-5 record. The team won two tournament trophies that year – consolation (3rd place) at Edwardsville and 3rd at Litchfield.
Team members are: (front, L to R) Billy Stiegemeier, Arthur Caldieraro, Fred Brenzel, Crawford Allen, Edward Reoner, Walter Sitko, Capt. Victor Dal Pozzo, Capt.-...